The 2015 PAHO TAG Report has been published
The XXIII Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Vaccine‐preventable Diseases of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was held in Varadero, Cuba on 1-3 July 2015.The slogan for the meeting was “Bye-bye rubella! Let’s go for more!” selected in recognition of the recent certification of the regional elimination of rubella and Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS). The objectives of this meeting were to present the Regional adaptation of the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), to review progress on several disease elimination and control initiatives and issue recommendations to address the many challenges faced by national immunization programs in the Americas.
The final report has been pubished and can be accessed here.
It presents various updates including maternal immunization, the status of Measles, Rubella, and Congenital Rubella Syndrome Elimination, HPV vaccination, dengue vaccine development as well as NITAGs. The recommendation of the regional immunization action plan are also included in the report.